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good evening. thank you for joining us. it's still officially winter, but it feels like we're in the middle of summer. sun blazed over blue skies. we don't have record highs, but we did have unusually warm
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weather. lee shows us how hot it got with live doppler 7 hd. >> hi there. it's the last full weekend of winter. live doppler 7 hd showing you clear sky. the exception being right near the coast where the low clouds and fog sat off and on all day long. highs today, here they are. 80 for fairfield and antioch. 76 degrees in san francisco. well above where we should be this time of year. 78 was reported at oaand airport and 81 redwood city. how warm were we from yesterdays of four degrees, sfo up 7. san jose you're up seven degrees. santa rosa was up two degrees. tomorrow we may have some record
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highs. we'll talk about that. police are searching for the husband of a woman found dead in castro valley. her body was discovered at a home on stanton avenue yesterday afternoon. we have details on the search for the husband. cornell. >> reporter: police are look for fong mi. the couple's two daughters ages 14 and 8 are safe in protective custody tonight. >> investigators are considering him to be armed and dangerous. >> reporter: this is the man sheriff deputies want to talk to. he's considered a person of interest in the shooting death of his wife. her body was discovered inside the couple's home on friday. >> we have not been able to speak to him. we don't know if he was home yesterday. all the information we found and the evidence does point to him
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and it being suspicious. >> i said to myself it sounded like a gun. i didn't pay any attention to it. it was just one bang. just bang. >> reporter: neighbors heard that shot about 1:00 p.m. friday. hours later sheriff deputies arrived at the home after the victim's teenage daughter discovered her mother's body. >> in shock. it's crazy. >> reporter: police say there was a history of domestic violence at this home but she says she never heard or saw anything strange. >> they were both really nice. she knowed me the apartment when i first moved in july. >> parents nice, quiet. >> reporter: mark coached the couple's two daughters on the local swim team. >> we're real concerned about what's going to happen to the kids now. >> reporter: he may be driving the family's 2014 silver toyota rav 4. it has paper dealer plates.
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chp are asking for help finding four children. they were kidnapped by their parents. they took them out of protective custody yesterday. they haven't been seen since. the father is reported to be typically violent with the mother. suspects were last seen driving a dark colored chrysler pt cruiser with paper license plate, a missing right rear hub a cap and tinted windows. a driver was injured when this car rolled over into a park truck. it happened at an industrial area. the driver was trapped inside. police have just begun their investigation. investigators looking into the disappearance of malaysia airport flight 370 are investigating the crew and passengers to try to figure out who took control of the plane. the homes of the two pilots were
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raided by police for any potential clues. this after malaysia's prime minister revealed overnight that investigators concluded whatever happened was not an accident. he called the deactivate of plane's communication system deliberate acts. they suspect one or both of the pilots may have been involved because the airplane executed sophisticated aviation maneuvers to evade radar. >> they took it up to 45,000 feet. >> the search is two new area where is the plane may have landed or crashed. russian troops have taken control of the village beyond the crimea border tonight. the incident is raising tensions on the eve of a referendum on
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whether crimea should split from the ukraine and join russia. not everyone in russia is supporting the move. tens of thousands gathered in downtown moscow in the largest antigovernment protest since 2012. they carried banners with messages against war. bay area community is raising money for the 100,000 people affected by a deadly volcano eruption. at least 14 people were killed. another 100,000 evacuated. six weeks later the recovery is far from over. abc 7 news reporter joins us live from daily city with a look at the fund-raiser. >> reporter: there's really a very long wait to go. that's why about 50 people have gathered here.
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indonesia has been hit hard by disaster after disaster. tens of thousands of people were devastated. they were trying to recover their homes. this fund-raiser will help those affected by a flood in the area and a wildfire burned a large section of the town. >> people still remember even a month ago. for me, for the rest of the indonesian group they help. whatever they need. >> reporter: the goal is to raise $2,000. money is already coming in, as you can see. this will go a very, very long way in indonesia. the money will be sent directly to a relative in the affected region who will be necessities
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for the people and divy up the money as he sees fit. . daifrd brenvid brener had b fighting cancer for the past few years. he died this afternoon at his home in new york city. a popular san francisco burger place that's been favorite for generations is about to close for good. joe's cable car opened 49 years ago in 1965. tomorrow it will serve its last meal. the restaurant's name sake has been there all along grinding top drawer chuck steak into eight ounce patties. he says long time customers who
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have grown up visiting his restaurants are coming back for one last meal. >> you're breaking my heart. i'm going to miss them so much. i'm used to seeing them every day. now one day soon, i got to get up and there's nobody smiling at me. >> joe says he didn't sell the place because he was scared new owners would change the burger. he is giving employees two weeks after pay. all of them have jobs lined up because as joe says, they're just that good. still ahead, while firefighters in the south bay had to rescue this pup from a bathtub. a dangerous infestation takes over a california city. why the rattlesnake is doing.
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it wasn't a cat up a tree but a dog in the drain. last night this guy got stuck in a bathtub drain. firefighters crawled underneath the house to cut away the drain. the dog with the drain stuck to
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the foot was taken to the vet to remove it. residents in san diego from a rattlesnake problem on their han hands. people have been flooding the agency with reports of rattlesnakes spotted on trails and in backyards. since the start of the year they have gotten 80, that's triple the amount of last year, a warm winter is to blame. they are coming out of hibernation thinking spring has arrived. >> we had a mild winter this year. as it gets warmer, the snakes will be more active. >> there are warning signs at parks and trails telling visitors to keep an eye out for snakes. up next, putting more than money where your mouth is. why hundreds of people donated to support kids with cancer. today's high temperatures could go up even more tomorrow. meteorologist lee glasser is up next with the forecast. college basketball winding down their tournament schedule before the big dance.
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ucla knocks off arizona in dramatic
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[uncle]this is hopscotch,okay?
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uncle go one,two,one,two,one two,one. [niece]okay! [uncle]okay? [niece]one,two three,four,five,six,seven,eight! [uncle laughing] okay,we go the other way,okay? [niece]one,two,three,four,five, six,seven! [uncle laughs]there's ten spaces,you want to try again? [uncle]yeah? hundreds of residents raised money in fight to beat cancer in
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kids. nearly 200 had their heads shaved bald at the fund-raiser at children's hospital oakland. the goal was to raise $250,000 to support the foundation childhood cancer research program. oakland raiders wide receiver had the honor of serving as this year's celebrity barber. >> it's something special to me always giving back to the children's hospital and doing things like that. giving to the oakland community is always a good thing. >> at last check the fund-raiser was well on its way of meeting its goal of $250,000. it will feel a bit cooler for all those people because it's definitely warm outside. we have the weather forecast. >> tomorrow is oakland half marathon. any of those folks that got the buzz cut, they'll will styling tomorrow as they're running. it is going to be much warmer tomorrow. today was terrific. low clouds and fog set right near the coast. that's why temperatures on the
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cooler side. inland locations with lots of sunshine there. we'll take you a little bit closer. you can get a sense that the low clouds starting to bank up near the coast. we'll have to deal with this scenario once again tomorrow morning and after that it should start to burn back to the coastline. here is a look at a nice view. this is exactly what i'm talking about. you can see that arm of fog already stretching in through the golden gate bridge. reduced visibility near the span but above it all clear sky. san francisco 62. redwood city sitting at 80. 58 degrees and from our cam you can see the blue sky over richardson bay. santa rosa still mild at 76. 76 in fairfield. 79 right now in livermore. here is a look at our forecast. we'll go with clear sky. record highs are possible for
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your sunday afternoon and remember this is the last full weekend of winter as spring arrives on thursday. here is a look at our radar satellite composite. you can see high pressure still in control. we'll have another warm day tomorrow. we'll go up three maybe five degrees. record highs in the low 80s. we may get very close to that by tomorrow afternoon. as we get closer late in the day tomorrow this cold front most of the energy will stay to the north of us, but the tail end of this will generate some large swells tomorrow. that has prompted a high surf advisory in effect from noon tomorrow until 8:00 a.m. on monday with westerly swells up to 14 feet. breakers up to 18 feet. keep that in mind if you're out and about tomorrow. the beach will be the place to be but be very, very careful. let's look ahead to warming. by monday we'll drop
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temperatures down as the cold front gets a little bit closer to us. look for cooler temperatures on monday and we'll we bound again by the middle of the week. if you're making plans as well for oakland this is how you'll fare the next five days or so. 76 for your sunday and level off into the 70s by the middle part of next week. overnight temperatures upper 40s to low 50s. here is a look at our highs for your sunday. they just look terrific. a little above where we should be for this year. san jose 80. the peninsula, 80. 818 for santa rosa. interior east bay, 81 for pittsburgh. for st. patrick's day, the luck of the irish may not be with us. we'll cool down a bit. bring some clouds in and by wednesday and thursday the first day of spring when spring arrives after 9:00 this evening.
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temperatures will slowly start to warm up a bit. >> thank you so much. a little bay bridge preview. we have to ketchup on the left and mustard on the right. he gave up two home runs before the fans were settled in. makes it 4-0. two men on and serves up the three. watch the guy in the out field. cell phone in one hand. tries to catch the ball. the a's take a 7-0 lead. the work with barry bonds paying off. they trash the giants in their house. 8-1 your final. what's up with the warriors? they'll drive you crazy with their inconsistency. they turn around and lose to
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cleveland last night. you can't lose to cleveland this time of the year. cavs have won on 26 times. that's the same amount of losses for golden state. they trailed by 16 in the fourth. losing back to back games today and video provide bid the warriors. try to make sense of it all. >> we don't want to turn one bad loss into two bad losses. we're playing againstal lep ata team. >> it all resets from there. that's the mission to stay fo s focused on. maybe sure we're playing the best basketball. they are ready to roll for both teams in las vegas. first half san jose aaron gordon
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with nick johnson for the alley-oop. johnson at 22. the bruins led by 23 at the half. monster game. named tournament mvp. 46 seconds to go. ucla will hold onto win the pac-12 title. 75-71 the final. no worries arizona fans. wild cats will be in the big dance. in the nfl every team need a quarterback to build their offense around. espn reports local plans to purr see matt schaub. they'll also bring in former bucs quarterback and michael vick. pga tour still on their florida swing. they will be teeing it up for
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sure. 764 birdie putt. gets him to 700. he shoot a 67. three birdies on the front. both par 5. men's semi's. roger fedderer facing his opponent. it's seven aces winning a straight set in one hour. he had more trouble. took the first at 7-5. after losing the second he comes through big in the third.
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novack wins in three sets. this sports report is brought you you by orchard supply. a look at the st. patrick's day celebration that's been going strong since the 1850s.
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join me tonight at 9:00 on cable 13. we'll tell you how scientists plan to blast space junk out of the atmosphere. at 11:00, a major crackdown on under age drinking happening right now in the bay area. the ongoing problem and why police believe today's mission will make a difference. that's all coming up at 9:00 and 11:00 on abc 7 news. the streets of san francisco flowed with green clad people today. h downtown was packed for the st. patrick's day parade.
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it is one of the biggest in the nation. thousands of people watched more than a hundred floats march by. there was marching bands and irish dance troupes. the parade has been going on since 1851. you can be sure the celebration is going on through the night here. that will do it for abc 7 news at 6:00. thank you so much for joining us. abc 7 news continues online p, twitter and facebook and all your mobile devices. see you tonight at 9:00 and 11:00.
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hey, guess who's dropping jackie off here after cheerleading practice? leslie cannon. oh, leslie cannon. nickname: "the cannon." why? because she always shoots eric down. man, you were so in love with her. remember in the seventh grade when she asked you your name and you got all panicky and said, "uh...bluh." yeah. and then she called you "uh-bluh" for, like, the next 2 years. god, that was awesome. i still don't see why we have to spend the night. it only took me 30 minutes to get caught up with everyone at my high school reunion. oh, well, standing in the corner muttering "dumb ass" at everyone doesn't count as getting caught up. i can't wait to see some dear old girlfriends.

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